Dairy Cattle Heat Stress Webinar in English and Spanish

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Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest and Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Programs, with Cornell PRO-DAIRY, invite NYS dairy producers and employees free webinar focused on heat stress in dairy cattle. This virtual learning opportunity will be offered in English on Tuesday, July 21,and in Spanish on Wednesday, July 22. Both will be held at 12:30pm.

The recent heatwave has been felt by humans and cows alike. Heat stress is an important management consideration for the health, profitability, and efficiency of a herd. These webinars will share information on key indicators of heat stress in dairy cattle and strategies dairy producers can use on their farms to mitigate its effects.

The English speaking webinar will be led by Alycia Drwencke and Margaret Quaassdorff, both Dairy Management Specialists with Cornell Cooperative Extension. The Spanish speaking webinar will be led by Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension. Both webinars will be moderated by Kathy Barrett, with the Cornell PRO-DAIRY program.

For more information about the heat stress webinars, contact Alycia Drwencke, Dairy Management Specialist, at 517-416-0386 or amd453@cornell.edu. No registration is needed for this free event. To join the English webinar visit: https://tinyurl.com/ycqa8w35. For the Spanish webinar visit: https://tinyurl.com/yd7o9edg.